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16
May

Died on this day: Fritzie Zivic

In today’s boxing world, most fighters end their careers well before their 65th fight. This guy had 65 losses. And among the...

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14
Feb

On this day: Ray Robinson stops Jake LaMotta in infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Ever since The Bronx Bull took his 0, Sugar swore to wipe that bitterness away with a demolishing vengeance. He got...

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06
Jan

Born on this day: Kid Gavilan

A masterful boxer-puncher in the golden era of the welterweight division, with a unique punching style that only fueled his...

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09
Dec

Try, Try, Try, Try Again

On this day (December 9) in 1955, former welterweight and middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson regained the 160-pound title with...

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06
Oct

Died on this day: Terry Downes

Former amateur star and US Marine. Ring middleweight champ, after beating some of the great ones of his era. Actor,...

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19
Sep

Died on this day: Jake LaMotta

You know you are a legend when it takes not one but two cinematic masterpieces to encompass all your greatness,...

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06
Sep

Born on this day: Charley Burley

The term ‘uncrowned champ’ has been used and abused throughout boxing history, but this middleweight contender earned that title the...

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21
Jul

Born on this day: Gene Fullmer

Not too many fighters can claim to have defeated the best fighter in the universe two times in four fights....

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11
Jul

Fight Report: Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Kid Gavilan 2

The Sugar Ray Robinson Special Issue (July 2021) is available for purchase at The Ring Shop. “SUGAR” RAY’S RING MASTERY STANDS...

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02
Mar

Best I Covered – Larry Merchant

Boxing fans will know Larry Merchant for his outspoken and candid views on HBO Sports for over 35-years, where he...

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